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Healthy Snacks On The Go That Are Ideal For Road Trips

Finding snacks on the go that are actually good for road trips is a bit frustrating for some people because not many snacks actually travel well. Either they go bad easily or they require preparation as you ride down the road. Both of these things are not a good mix with a road trip where you want to simply have fun. When you then try to think up a snack that is healthy as well, you find yourself really pulling your hair out. Here are several road trip snacks that are healthy, convenient on the … [Read more...]

Homemade Soft Pretzels

Who doesn't love soft pretzels? Cover them with salt and dip them in cheese and you've got yourself a meal. Or brush on some butter, cinnamon and sugar and call it dessert. The possibilities are endless. I've recently perfected my homemade soft pretzel recipe, and I'm excited to share it with you. To start with, I should tell you that I don't cook well.  A lot of my food ends up in the trash (actually, for many years most of my food ended up in the trash and my husband and I would just go get … [Read more...]

Red Velvet Crinkle Cookie Recipe

 There is just something about crinkle cookies that I can't get enough of.  When I was growing up they were one of my favorite cookies to make because of the look; yet the cookies I hated to make the most because of the steps it took to make them.  Who can relate to me there?  I love making cookies but really keeping the steps to a minimum is a must and back before the internet (who can believe!) I had to rely on the one cookbook that my mom owned that had the recipe for … [Read more...]

Luck Of The Irish Crunch

I must say I am loving the new direction I am taking for my blog.  With my move towards recipes, crafts and giving you as readers more perspective into my life as a farmer's wife. I must say the season is a little slow right now unless you really want to hear about a broken down piler or harvester.  To be honest I couldn't really tell you much about that anyway Soon I assure you planting season will be among us and I should have some news to share with you but first we must have St. Patrick's … [Read more...]

Quick and Easy Homemade Hummus

Quick and Easy Homemade Hummus I love to cook, but I don’t always have time to prepare a gourmet meal when I get home from work before rushing off to something else. Sometimes I need something a little more practical than delicate, expensive hors d'oeuvres to bring to a party. That’s where hummus and fancy bean dip enter the picture. This isn’t your average refried beans chip dip. With a few basic ingredients and a blender/food processor, you can whip up a batch of delicious dip in less … [Read more...]